Laura Allen’s Upcoming Classes

My 2015 schedule is updated frequently as more classes are added. Check out all the upcoming great continuing education that will be happening at my facility in Rutherfordton, North Carolina.


January 17, 2015 Intro to Spa Techniques without a Wetroom

with Laura Allen 8 CE Hours $99.00

Let’s all get rid of the stress and excess of the holidays with a day at the spa! We will do a salt scrub, a mud treatment, and a body wrap, all of which you can do in your office with minimal supplies and expense! CE credits are just a bonus for spending a fun and relaxing day! And since you probably spent a lot of $$$ during the holidays, I’m offering it at a special price!

Laura Allen is the owner of THERA-SSAGE, the author of 4 massage-related books, and educator, and blogger. She has been a massage therapist for 16 years and a provider of continuing education since 2000. She is Board Certified and is especially interested in massage therapy research.

Register for Spa Techniques


February 21, 2015 Double Whammy

(meets requirements for Board Certification)

Using Research to Market Your Massage Therapy Practice 3 CE Hours
and The Educated Heart 3 CE Hours with Laura Allen $75 for both

If you’ve transitioned to the NCBTMB Board Certification, this class meets the research requirement and ethics requirement required to renew. You don’t need to BE a researcher; you just need to know how to find it, how to ascertain if it’s credible, and how to share it with others.The Educated Heart is a fun and informative ethics class that focuses on the boundaries of the therapist and how maintaining those is crucial to your own mental health and financial prosperity. Based on the book by Nina McIntosh.


March 28, 2015 Techniques for TMJ Dysfunction with Laura Allen

6 CE Hours $125

Review the anatomy and physiology of the temperomandibular joint and all the things that can go wrong! Our office receives a lot of dentist referrals for TMJ work and you can, too! The sequence you will learn normally gets people out of pain at the very first session. It’s really one of the most effective and well-received techniques you’ll ever learn.

Register for TMJ Dysfunction


May 8-10, 2015 Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques in Dublin, Ireland

Learn valuable and effective sequences for getting people out of pain. The conditions that will be addressed include TMJ Dysfunction, sciatica, sprains and strains, rotator cuff issues, neck and back pain, and more. Includes a review of the anatomy and physiology of the treatment areas, and how to market yourself as a medically-oriented massage therapist. You must register at


May 16-17, 2015  Edinborough, Scotland Details to Be Announced